prototroph


pro·to·troph

noun \ˈprō-tə-ˌtrōf, -ˌträf\

Definition of PROTOTROPH

:  a prototrophic individual

Origin of PROTOTROPH

back-formation from prototrophic
First Known Use: 1946

pro·to·troph

noun \ˈprōt-ə-ˌtrōf, -ˌträf\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PROTOTROPH

: a prototrophic individual

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